[xmca] Fwd: Job Announcement: LSRI - Research Fellow Post at University of Nottingham

From: Peter Smagorinsky (smago@uga.edu)
Date: Mon Aug 28 2006 - 03:09:17 PDT

>Learning Sciences Research Institute
>Research Fellow
>Reference : SCI50
>Closing Date : Friday 08 September 2006
>Applications are invited for the above post in the Learning Sciences
>Research Institute, which was established in 2002 as an interdisciplinary
>initiative between the Schools of Education, Computer Science &
>Information Technology, and Psychology. This post forms part of further
>investment to establish the Institute as a world-leading centre for
>research into the theory and practice of learning, under the new Director,
>Professor Mike Sharples.
>The scope of learning sciences includes understanding the processes and
>practices of human learning, and designing new technologies and
>environments to enhance learning across all ages and
>cultures. Applications are therefore welcome from candidates drawn from a
>wide range of disciplinary backgrounds. Areas of interest include, but
>are not restricted to: global and distance learning, mixed-reality
>learning technology, playful learning, learning cultures and contexts,
>visual thinking and learning, collaborative learning, designs for mobile
>and informal learning, analysis of classroom interaction, and fundamental
>learning processes. This post is particularly targeted at the early
>career of a postdoctoral researcher.
>The successful candidate will be responsible for undertaking a piece of
>major publishable research. A small amount of teaching may also be
>expected, to be negotiated with the successful candidate.
>Candidates should hold, or be in the final stages of, a PhD, and normally
>have had no more than four years' full-time postdoctoral experience by
>September 2006.
>Salary will be within the range 24,161 - 30,606 per annum, depending on
>qualifications and experience (salary can progress to 34,448 per annum,
>subject to performance). This post will be offered on a fixed-term
>contract for a period of two years.
>Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor M Sharples, tel: 0115 846
>7671, fax: 0115 846 7931 or Email:
>Further details and application forms are available from Ms H Mather, tel:
>0115 846 7671 or Email:
>Candidates should send a detailed CV and a completed application form,
>which contains the names and addresses of two referees, to Ms H Mather,
>Administration Manager, Learning Sciences Research Institute, The
>University of Nottingham, Jubilee Campus, Wollaton Road, Nottingham, NG8
>1BB. Email:
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